Carnap and Twentieth-Century Thought: Explication as by A. W. Carus

By A. W. Carus

Rudolf Carnap (1891–1970) is greatly considered as some of the most very important philosophers of the 20 th century. Born in Germany and later a US citizen, he used to be a founding father of the philosophical move often called Logical Empiricism. He was once strongly prompted by way of a few diversified philosophical traditions (including the legacies of either Kant and Husserl), and likewise by means of the German early life circulate, the 1st global battle (in which he used to be wounded and decorated), and radical socialism. This e-book areas his crucial principles in a wide cultural, political and highbrow context, displaying how he synthesised many alternative currents of inspiration to accomplish a philosophical point of view that is still strikingly suitable within the twenty-first century. Its wealthy account of a philosopher's reaction to his instances will entice all who're drawn to the advance of philosophy within the 20th century.

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